This Week @ Zion

Important VBS details: The 2nd VBS training date is TOMORROW, 9:00-10:30 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room. All volunteers should attend a training session. At 10:30 a.m., following the training, there will be a group crafting session in the Multipurpose Room to help prepare for VBS. Sunday at Noon, meet in the School Lunchroom for a pizza lunch and then stay to help decorate the Church Hallway and Sanctuary. Many hands make light work so please come join in the fun.


Update from DCE Call Committee: We are in the middle of hosting 4 prospective DCE candidates for on site visits. Two visits have been completed. Mark your calendars for the following visits and dates: Laura Kuegele - July 1-3 and Kayla Winkler - July 8-9. A Special Voter’s Meeting has been called for July 16 at 2:00 p.m. in Zion’s Gym for the purpose of calling a Director of Christian Education. Thank you for your continued prayers for the committee and each candidate as we move through this process. 


July –September Portals of Prayer devotions are available in the Narthex in regular and large print editions.


NEW Bible classes:

The summer edition of the “Good News” Membership Class is underway. Join Pastor John and Pastor Kevin THIS Sunday at 9:30 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room and later from 12:30-2:30 p.m. (same location). Lunch and childcare will provided for the afternoon session. Please let the Church Office know if you will need the childcare. The class embraces Scripture, Luther's Small Catechism and Ministry Opportunities at Zion. It’s not too late to join if you have an interest. Questions? Contact the Pastors or the Church Office at 512-863-3065 or


“Overcoming the Enemy” is a 5-week Bible Study series in the Gym Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Led by Chad Mathews, the class is based on a book / study published by Dr. Charles Stanley. 


A Lutheran Doctrine and Practice Today Bible Class begins Sunday, July 2 at 9:30 a.m. in the Parlor. This study is based on Scripture and the Augsburg Confession, covering the Preface, Conclusion and all Articles of the Augsburg Confession.


Zion's Building Committee is currently assessing potential candidates for new positions on that committee. If you have interest in serving, contact co-chairs Kris Kasper (, 512-966-9781) or Scott Linebrink (, 512-635-7102). Requests will be taken until July 15. Final selections will be determined by the current Building Committee and Church Council at the August 1 Council meeting.


Congratulations Graduating Class of 2017! - Contact the Church Office, (512) 863-3065, with information about which school (high school, college, etc.) you recently graduated from and your future plans. Graduates will be publicly recognized during both worship services Sunday, July 9.


Update from the Director of Worship and Music Call Committee: We are conducting a targeted search by communicating with current Directors of Worship asking for possible candidates.


Ladies ‘Christmas in July’ – Saturday, July 15 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. It’s time to gather around God’s Word for a retreat and enjoy a little Christmas celebration in July – away from the rush of Christmas shopping, preparations and demands. After all, JESUS IS PRESENT ALL YEAR and came to dwell with us each and every day. As an outreach event, there is no cost and you are encouraged to invite ladies (age 18+) who are not members of Zion. The day will include, fellowship, sharing God’s Word, salad lunch and a fun craft time. Look for a sign-up sheet in the Church Hallway and flyers available to share with others. (No childcare will be available.) Questions, contact Gail Gajewski or Keven Wrege


NEW Men’s Chorus - Zion is forming a new group of singers. ALL are welcome. First meeting – Wednesday, June 28, 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Contact Marge Fiegel or the Church Office with questions (512) 863-3065.

ALL are invited to an old-fashioned Church Potluck Lunch Sunday, July 2 at Noon in the Gym. Everyone bring a dish to share. After the meal, the visiting exchange students from Hong Kong will share brief presentations. Come hear the stories they have to tell!


Fall Family Camp Out Registration Open. Camp dates: September 29-October 1 at Inks Lake. Save $10 by registering by July 16. Both cabins and tent sites still available. Fill out a green registration form found in the Narthex. For more details talk to Shane Baylor or Kayla Winkler. 


Leftover dishes, tupperware, etc. that has been left after funerals and other events is in the mini-kitchen. Claim your items by June 30. Any left after that date will be donated to The Caring Place.


Zion Spirit Wear is available for purchase online! There is a wide variety of T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, and bags available on the Booster Club website Place all orders by July 10. Information for order pickup will be sent in August. Questions:




Calendar for Week of June 25 – July 2


Camp Lone Star Pioneer Camp (Sun-Thurs)

Worship 8:00 & 10:45a.m. with Communion                                        

Christian Education 9:30 a.m.

San Diego Mission Trip Parent Meeting - Noon – Parlor                                     

VBS Setup/Decorating – Noon

New Member Class 12:30 p.m. – Multipurpose Room                              



Vacation Bible School (Mon-Fri)                                  

Braille 1:00 p.m. - Multipurpose Room     



NO Praise Team Practice                                                    

Board of Elders 7:00 p.m. – Multipurpose Room

Boy Scouts 6:30 p.m. – Fellowship Hall



Men’s Bible Study 6:00a.m.–Buchhorn Home                       

Executive Staff Meeting 1:30 p.m. – Multipurpose Rm       

1212 HS Youth Group 6:00p.m.–Youth Rm

Men’s Chorus 7:00p.m. – Sanctuary



Men’s Bible Study 6:00 a.m. – IHOP

Building Committee 9:00 a.m. – Multipurpose Rm          

Hong Kong Exchange Students arrive at Zion - 4:00 p.m.



Worship 8:00 & 10:45 a.m.                                                     

Christian Education 9:30 a.m.

Potluck Lunch – Noon - Gym                



Zion Lutheran Church and School, 6001 FM 1105, Georgetown, TX  78626  512/863-3065 = School 863-5345